DANBURY, Conn. April 18, 2013. FuelCell Energy, Inc. (Nasdaq:FCEL) a global leader in the design, manufacture, operation and service of ultra-clean, efficient and reliable fuel cell power plants, today provided an update on its previously announced plans to ramp to a 70 megawatt (MW) annual run-rate and the job creation resulting from the demand for its [...]
Phoenix Solar AG, a leading international photovoltaic system integrator listed in Prime Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, has been commissioned to build a solar plant with a peak power of 4.2 megawatts in the district of Jerichower Land, Saxony-Anhalt. A number of compensatory measures for the environment and nature conservation will be implemented on [...]
MESA, Arizona. First Solar, Inc, this week Â announced the launch of its new industry-leading global Operations Center, a centralized monitoring and control center where power plants in First Solar’s operations and maintenance (O&M) program can be monitored, operated and connected to utility and customer networks. The Operations Center combines First Solar’s power prediction and analytical [...]
MÃ¼nchen / Raleigh (USA). TÃœV SÃœD’s test lab for smart energy technology has now been accredited by the UCA International Users Group. In the laboratory, experts assess and certify electronic control systems and instruments for their conformity with the IEC 61850 international standard and provide IT security services. “The renewable energy revolution and restructuring towards [...]
BANGKOK, August 2012 â€“ First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) recently announced it has established a Thailand operating subsidiary, First Solar (Thailand) Ltd., and opened an office in Bangkok. Creation of the local subsidiary will better enable First Solar to execute its strategy to expand the market for utilityâ€scale solar photovoltaic (PV) power plants in the [...]
Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd, the world’s largest producer of solar panels, and IBC SOLAR, a leading global specialist in photovoltaic systems, today announced an agreement for Suntech to supply 50 megawatts (MW) of solar panels through the end of 2012. The agreement was recently inked after Intersolar Europe. Suntech and IBC SOLAR began their [...]
Canadian Solar Inc , one of the world’s largest solar companies, today announced the acquisition of, or joint venture in 122MW of utility-scale solar development projects within the United States. The 11 photovoltaic (PV) power plants range in size from 2MW to 29MW and construction is planned to begin in 2012 with the last project [...]
TEMPE, Arizona. First Solar today announced it will design, construct and maintain two utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) power projects totaling 159 megawattsAC (MW) for AGL Energy Limited as part of Australia’s Solar Flagships Program. AGL was selected as the successful proponent in the solar PV category of the program and will receive federal and state [...]
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Licenses Novel â€œMagnetohydrodynamicsâ€ Solar Power Technology Magneto-Hydro-Dynamics (MHD) is derived from Magneto-meaning magnetic field, Hydro-meaning liquid, and Dynamics-meaning movement. MHD generates electricity directly from a body of very hot moving gas without any mechanical moving parts. Magnetohydrodynamics works by using magnets to extract electricity from superheated charged gas. In a sense MHD [...]
Jun 8 2012 | Posted in Solar Thermal
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The new inverter is the next step in AEG PSâ€˜s offering of high-end utility-class inverters. The product is available as of today. The first central inverter, launched in 2009, already set new standards due to its excellent efficiency levels of 98.7%.
May 30 2012 | Posted in Solar PV
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First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) announced that it nominated two new candidates for election to the Companyâ€™s Board of Directors and that it has expanded the size of the Board to eleven from nine, creating two vacancies as it continues to seek additional independent directors.
BrightSource Energy, Inc., an Oakland, California solar thermal technology company, announced that it has decided not to pursue its initial public offering due to adverse market conditions.
Apr 12 2012 | Posted in Solar Thermal
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Following a 2007 Supreme Court ruling, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today proposed the first Clean Air Act standard for carbon pollution from new power plants. EPAâ€™s proposed standard reflects the ongoing trend in the power sector to build cleaner plants that take advantage of American-made technologies, including new, clean-burning, efficient natural gas generation, [...]